Safety Notice

 

As with all sports, ice skating can be dangerous with risk of injury. All persons at the rink have an obligation to ensure the health and safety of themselves and others around them.


By engaging in ice skating, skaters and spectators are deemed to have knowledge of and assume the inherent risks of ice skating which include but are not limited to:

  • injuries as the result of collisions with other skaters or other individuals on the ice floor
  • injuries which are the result of falls
  • injuries that involve objects that are properly within the intended path of travel of the skater

Skaters and spectators are responsible for the identification of risks to which they are exposed.


Code of conduct and assumption of risk

Skaters and spectators must understand and agree to the following:

  • Maintain reasonable control of his or her speed at all times (no speed skating)
  • Read and abide by all signs and warnings, and co-operate with rink staff
  • Maintain proper lookout and avoid other skaters, objects, and conditions on the surface of the rink
  • Accept responsibility to know the range of his or her ability while on skates and to skate within those limits
  • Refrain from skating while under the influence of drugs, alcohol, or other substances
  • Leave the ice surface when resurfacing takes place
  • Refrain from taking any food or drinks onto the ice or surrounding barriers and rails (in particular gum and sweets)
  • Refrain from sitting on the barriers and to leave the the ice surface when feeling fatigued
  • Refrain from digging and scraping ice with skate blades
  • Refrain from picking up ice, making snowballs, and throwing at other patrons
  • Refrain from any games on the ice except with the permission of management

Skaters skate at their own risk